EAST LANSING (WWJ/AP) – The opening has been postponed from April until the fall for the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum on the campus of Michigan State University.
The East Lansing school said last year that the Zaha Hadid-designed contemporary art museum would open to the public April 21. On Wednesday, the school said a delay in key custom-made glass panes forced the delay.READ MORE: The State Of Teacher Pay: Michigan Ranks 41st In Nation For Average Starting Salary
The university says it now plans to hold off until fall so that students will be on campus. It says the delay isn’t expected to increase the cost of the project.
The Broads have given $28 million for the museum, $21 million for construction and $7 million for acquisitions.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Motor City Gears Up for Electric Future
Plans for the museum’s first exhibits include exploring current trends in international video art and artists’ expressions of time.
Find more information at broadmuseum.msu.edu.MORE NEWS: The Council Of Baptist Pastors Of Detroit And Vicinity Celebrate Its Year-Long 'Take The Shot' Initiative
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